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Forum: Foo
01-29-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By DannoXYZ

6-digit verification is to get Google Voice...

6-digit verification is to get Google Voice number to scam others, perhaps even with your phone#.

https://abc11.com/amp/5416459/

https://support.google.com/voice/thread/4017084?hl=en
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yeah, putting pylons and fuel tanks at end of...

Yeah, putting pylons and fuel tanks at end of wings increases polar moment-of-inertia and slows down responsiveness.

For better handling, wouldíve been better to have tank under belly and pull...
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 927
Posted By DannoXYZ

So tragic and sad for their families. What...

So tragic and sad for their families.

What would really piss me off is if it was some stupid thing with that helicopter. Like some maintenance oversight or such. Of course what happens lots is the...
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By DannoXYZ

Name that PLANE!

Iím visiting some ancestral homes and find plane graveyard nearby. Donít have time to research, so figured Iíd tap Foo hive-mind. Whatís that cute little plane behind the MiG??? Thx
...
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,539
Posted By DannoXYZ

Here’s big hill shot on iPhone SE. ...

Here’s big hill shot on iPhone SE.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1360x2000/b15d9a49_f924_4880_bcac_c246f7bd45bc_b799d171bd7a51bdb25144b1e3ea431c86281da5.jpeg



Going...
07-05-18, 01:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,263
Posted By DannoXYZ

Back when there were fewer cats, prize-money was...

Back when there were fewer cats, prize-money was much, much better. Not hard to find $1k for 1st in many races, $100-200 primes. Lots of mini stages races had big purses, Santa Barbara $20k, Casper...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-18, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,626
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yes, don't go over your comfort limit. On...

Yes, don't go over your comfort limit.

On unknown turns, I won't even apex, but carve line roughly matching radius of curve. That way I have space on inside & outside to adjust if needed. I also...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-18, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By DannoXYZ

Too-high typically results in pain behind knee....

Too-high typically results in pain behind knee. Seat too far back can also be problem.

Also don't "hammer" down your pedal-strokes. Especially not at bottom of pedal-stroke. Trying to stretch...
07-05-18, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,129
Posted By DannoXYZ

You've not mounted tyre with tube fully enclosed....

You've not mounted tyre with tube fully enclosed. Some of that tube is trapped between tyre and rim and is pushing tyre-bead away from rim. Otherwise known as "pinched tube". Here's some steps to...
07-05-18, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By DannoXYZ

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-05-18, 12:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,400
Posted By DannoXYZ

Also squirt PB-blaster from inside onto threads....

Also squirt PB-blaster from inside onto threads. And outside as well.

That stuff is magical! I've sprayed it on stuck seatposts and left it overnight. Found seatpost had unlocked and slid all way...
07-05-18, 12:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,355
Posted By DannoXYZ

Interestingly enough, I use toe-clips with straps...

Interestingly enough, I use toe-clips with straps on my road-bike and clipless pedals on my track bike!

Depending upon how you have clips & straps set up, there's actually quite a lot of freedom...
07-04-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By DannoXYZ

Personally never had serious bonk requring IV...

Personally never had serious bonk requring IV drip. Have needed 6--12 hrs to rep!enish glycogen stores. However, if i had been pushing it hard on that ride, may require +24-hrs for muscles and...
07-04-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By DannoXYZ

I think A LOT of people in city government,...

I think A LOT of people in city government, planning, civil enginneering just don't have much cycling experience. They just don't have 1st-hand experience and end up putting bike paths in as...
07-04-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yup, power = force * cadence. If you spin slower...

Yup, power = force * cadence. If you spin slower have to push harder. In end, it's ssme power output and same energy expenditure.
07-04-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,263
Posted By DannoXYZ

Sure, i was makimg close to $10k/yr in prize...

Sure, i was makimg close to $10k/yr in prize money racing 3. At P12, pretty much nothing. You really need to be on good team at P12 level to score. Although got more sponsorship.
07-04-18, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By DannoXYZ

Time for critical mass ride...

Time for critical mass ride...
Forum: Foo
07-04-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By DannoXYZ

If I had time, I'd scam them in return ...

If I had time, I'd scam them in return

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07-04-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,263
Posted By DannoXYZ

I've put on about 15 races, there's A LOT of...

I've put on about 15 races, there's A LOT of inefficiencies and variables involved. The campus races cost less due to police & ambulance being provided by university. On city courses, police &...
07-04-18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,400
Posted By DannoXYZ

More like 99.9%

More like 99.9%
07-04-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By DannoXYZ

In actual use, you bend your elbows, so width of...

In actual use, you bend your elbows, so width of shoulders doesn't affect anything. I prefer 38cm bars so i can squeeze between people in corners during crits.
07-03-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,417
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yes, in but you cannot do distance with high...

Yes, in but you cannot do distance with high intensity. Sure, base is good in beginning, but he's doing way too much mileage at too high intensity. Needs to slow down these long rides (and eat),...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,626
Posted By DannoXYZ

What helps with this is to start & enter the...

What helps with this is to start & enter the corner wide. Start at far left of road on right turn, far right of road on left turn. This lets you see as far around corner as possible. Also lets you...
07-02-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,382
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yeah, when I started with collegiate racing, I...

Yeah, when I started with collegiate racing, I went to both practice crits they had in the area every week. I got dropped from both pretty quickly, didn't even last a single lap.

Kept on coming...
07-02-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,382
Posted By DannoXYZ

You'll have gains for one, two months. After that...

You'll have gains for one, two months. After that no more improvement. You need to add the high-intensity for improvements. Need to stress the muscles and tear them apart so they repair & build back...
07-02-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By DannoXYZ

Eh??? Pull tips of brakes together to get noodle...

Eh??? Pull tips of brakes together to get noodle loose.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWfPU_Dq09k
Forum: Foo
07-02-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,133
Posted By DannoXYZ

Carry a bag of bacon bits with you. After you...

Carry a bag of bacon bits with you. After you pull it out, I bet they'll stop and after giving them some, you'll have some best friends! :)
Forum: Foo
07-02-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,004,384
Posted By DannoXYZ

Some interesting developments in armour...

Some interesting developments in armour technology. Makes for more comfortable yet more protective gear.

This orange, squishy body armor material could save lives | Fox News...
Forum: Foo
07-02-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,004,384
Posted By DannoXYZ

Putting this here as I like this one better. Saw...

Putting this here as I like this one better. Saw this at Laguna Seca couple weekends ago.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1839/42294757064_085ce3c3ce_b.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-02-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,872
Posted By DannoXYZ

I used to commute between college-town next to...

I used to commute between college-town next to university to downtown to work in bike-shop, 13-miles. Being ADD, I always got bored going slow, want that speed and adrenaline! I trained with...
07-02-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,417
Posted By DannoXYZ

Do you have weekly workout-log? As mentioned, you...

Do you have weekly workout-log? As mentioned, you may be overdoing it, overall and during ride.

- what kind of gears and cadence are you using?

- cut back on high-mileage rides, just once a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,626
Posted By DannoXYZ

Lighter guys can corner faster, take advantage of...

Lighter guys can corner faster, take advantage of that. I weight anywhere from 140-180 lbs during my racing career, so I've experienced both sides. Some tips (i'm assuming you're already fully...
07-02-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By DannoXYZ

Most likely causes: 1. left crankarm to...

Most likely causes:

1. left crankarm to spindle interface. Use a torque-wrench to install
2. bottom-bracket cup to shell has large clearances. Use teflon-tape to fill
07-01-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By DannoXYZ

Not 40psi, without tyre to contain it, tube will...

Not 40psi, without tyre to contain it, tube will only require 1-2 pumps to expand to installed size, 1-2 psi.
06-30-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,005
Posted By DannoXYZ

Heh, heh.... I got an Allez Epic back in......

Heh, heh.... I got an Allez Epic back in... 1992... everyone was saying thing will explode and kill everyone within 5-block radius...
06-30-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By DannoXYZ

Why ask why? - maybe they want lower...

Why ask why?

- maybe they want lower gearing
- maybe they want higher gearing.
- maybe existing freewheel has worn cogs and is slipping on new chain
- maybe they don't like colour of freewheel...
06-30-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,903
Posted By DannoXYZ

I suspect this could be manufacturing mistake...

I suspect this could be manufacturing mistake where it was assembled dry without oil. Or as others mentioned, it may have been sitting around for while. As result, there may be some thin layer of...
06-30-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yeah that works. Road stems typically have that V...

Yeah that works. Road stems typically have that V for dealing with bends in road-bars. Also helps if you rotate bar so that narrow part of V is on inside-radius of bar.

Another tip: remove...
06-30-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yes, if you're able to peel off the old patch,...

Yes, if you're able to peel off the old patch, the stuff IS NOT vulcanising fluid with dissolves rubber into rubber. Rubber cement is just glue that can be undone. While decent patch job can be done...
06-27-18, 02:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,005
Posted By DannoXYZ

Hey, great job on that repair! Having had...

Hey, great job on that repair! Having had sailboat for couple decades while I lived in Santa Barbara really made me learn about composites and their repair.

First experience was actually with an...
06-27-18, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,348
Posted By DannoXYZ

Nothing can be easier than QR wheels. Correct...

Nothing can be easier than QR wheels. Correct order-of-operations is key. About 7-seconds to remove and re-install.

https://youtu.be/t26gpddRxIU
06-26-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,005
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yup, that why you’d press it right away while...

Yup, that why you’d press it right away while epoxy sets. Squeeze out excess epoxy that may compress later. And align the faces to be parallel.

Like how Trek’s OCLV is made.
06-26-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,005
Posted By DannoXYZ

Looks more like paint chip. Crack is below...

Looks more like paint chip. Crack is below centreline of axle anyway. Not much force there as most load is applied directly above axle.

How many miles have all of us ridden with insufficiently...
06-26-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,005
Posted By DannoXYZ

yep.

yep.
06-26-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,005
Posted By DannoXYZ

Obviously poor prep as it was originally epoxied...

Obviously poor prep as it was originally epoxied on from factory. From photo of washer, it doesn't have sufficient epoxy behind it. You should see it oozing out at edges, a sign that all gaps and...
06-26-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,381
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yeah, actual width of tubing becomes...

Yeah, actual width of tubing becomes triangulation. Most stress will be at attachment point, so make that beefy.
06-26-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,202
Posted By DannoXYZ

How about some of these...? ...

How about some of these...?


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Will protect you from hookworms when you're walking out on dirt with all...
06-26-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By DannoXYZ

Yeah, I guess it depends upon if frame has true...

Yeah, I guess it depends upon if frame has true track dropouts or it was converted road-bike originally.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By DannoXYZ

Contis also have a dead feel to them.

Contis also have a dead feel to them.
06-26-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By DannoXYZ

Please post close-up photos of bike. 1....

Please post close-up photos of bike.

1. rear-wheel left & right side of hub

2. rear-dropouts of bike-frame

3. handlebar and stem area

4. frame under bottom-bracket/crank area.
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